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ZapperZ

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God particle is 'found': Scientists at Cern expected to announce on Wednesday Higgs boson particle has been discovered...

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tom.stoer

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Why is the chiral symmetry breakdown determined for the vector/axial current as:
V =...

Apr914 05:07 PM
The_Duck

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THREAD CHANGE *SPINOR IDENTITY*...although it's connected with SuSy in general, it's more basic...
I am trying to...

Apr814 03:28 PM
andrien

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The Monte Carlo simulation is a very important tool in particle physics specially to tune in the preciseness of the...

Apr814 02:33 AM
RGevo

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I mean Goldstone bosons in the title. Sorry I don't know how to edit the title.
Goldstone's Theorem says that...

Apr714 10:22 PM
karlzr

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I have two related questions to ask relating to statements found in introductory particle physics textbooks.
The...

Apr514 05:15 PM
Bill_K

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Hello, I need some help understanding the possible decays of buttomonium b\bar{b}.
If I consider weak and...

Apr514 10:52 AM
kuecken

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I'm not sure if I can ask this question clearly, but anyway...
We have this collection of 17 or so particles. Some...

Apr514 06:27 AM
mfb

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Hi all,
I've been seeing this again and again, that delayed neutrons are the ones that are allowing thermal nuclear...

Apr414 05:58 PM
mfb

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So I was thinking what are the differences between ionization and radiation energy loss for particles through a...

Apr414 03:03 AM
Lumberjack400

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what is breit wigner distribution function ?
it is used in resonance scan means it decides the no of events for any...

Apr314 07:58 AM
Einj

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In beta decay, is the W boson created by the change of a quark or does it cause the change? Also, I don't fully...

Apr214 05:31 PM
mfb

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I am currently confused... I read that we don't know yet where does the proton spin come from.
But I wonder...
1)...

Apr214 11:46 AM
Vanadium 50

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P.W. Anderson in his essay "more is different" said that:
"no stationary state of a system has an electric dipole...

Apr214 09:41 AM
Bill_K

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In the process of particle decay (eg carbon14 > nitrogen14), is there any relations with radioactivity? Is it...

Mar3114 12:43 PM
mfb

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I think this is more or less a quick question.
So deuteron (pn) is an isosinglet in the state 00>...

Mar3114 05:04 AM
Bill_K

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There are many other particles having a larger nucleus than carbon14 but they are stable. Why?
Why is carbon14...

Mar3014 05:46 PM
mfb

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Hi everyone. I was trying to reproduce the calculation needed to include the QCD correction to the low energy...

Mar2914 01:57 PM
pbrane

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Hi,
I was just trying to draw a Feynman diagram for ψ' to χ_{c} states.
So we have a electromagnetic transition.
...

Mar2914 08:09 AM
mfb

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Hi,
I am looking into symmetry breaking and how it (may have) affected the photon/baryon ratio in the primordial...

Mar2914 07:53 AM
nSlavingBlair

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This question is probably very oversimplistic, however: if neutrinos are majorana particles, which are their own...

Mar2914 07:23 AM
lizzie96

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Hi everyone, I have a doubt on Fierz identities. If we define the following quantities: S=1,\; V=\gamma_\mu,\;...

Mar2714 12:30 PM
Einj

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Assume that, in cartesian coordinate, we have a quark with momentum ##k=(k_0,0,k_0sin\theta,k_0\cos\theta)## and a...

Mar2614 10:24 PM
Chenkb

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I'm a little confused about whether the higgs boson is the mediator of the higgs field. I haven't had a chance to...

Mar2614 09:27 PM
Simon Bridge

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Hi, I'm trying to understand the process in the Feynman diagram below:
http://i.imgur.com/K6OO2jp.png
...

Mar2614 08:52 AM
Hepth

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Hello. My teacher and I have had this very intense debate for quite some time now and we need your opinion on this...

Mar2514 04:30 PM
fakecop

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Hi I am having trouble following the derivation of the fermionic oscillator partition function in zeta function...

Mar2514 03:52 PM
sgd37

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Hi,
I've been reading about Feynman diagrams lately and I'm trying to understand the pair annihilation diagram. The...

Mar2514 04:46 AM
ChrisVer

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Various astrophysical processes produce antineutrinos, which then fly off into outer space. I assume there are pretty...

Mar2514 04:02 AM
ofirg

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Current main stream theory is neutrinos must have mass. Recent paper claims its on the order of 5 to 50 eV (I've...

Mar2414 05:38 AM
phyzguy

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If an electrically charged particle is a scalar, and a magnetically charged particle is a pseudoscalar, then what is a...

Mar2314 05:43 PM
bsaucer

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For a 2nd order electronpositron scattering, the following diagrams are possible:...

Mar2214 06:05 PM
daca

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I am not sure whether this belongs here or not, but I'll try this topic insteed of SR+GR
I was wondering, since...

Mar2214 12:41 PM
ChrisVer

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why massless particle, such as photon, can only have two helicity states?
Photon's helicity is 1,1. Helicity zero is...

Mar2114 02:43 PM
samalkhaiat

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Hi, all. Could anyone recommend some good software for modeling nuclear physics? I have concept nuclear rocket that I...

Mar2114 10:37 AM
KarenRei

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If gauge symmetries are really just redundancies in our description accounting for nonphysical degrees of freedom,...

Mar2014 12:38 PM
ChrisVer

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Hi guys,
I am currently trying to figure out the best way to create a target of deuterated polyethylene for neutron...

Mar1914 04:05 PM
CFlower

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Say a uranium238 nucleus with angular momentum II decays to thorium234 plus an alpha particle. Will the sum of the...

Mar1914 10:33 AM
dauto

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Hi,
I am selfteaching Quantum Elctrodynamics, and have come across something which I do not understand. I would...

Mar1914 08:35 AM
boltzman1969

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I know what gauge invariance is, but I'm not sure what gauge covariance is. Is it that a given field has a gauge...

Mar1714 02:10 AM
tom.stoer

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Hello,
there are several papers on QCD in Hamiltonian formulation, especially in Coulomb gauge. Unfortunately the...

Mar1514 01:03 PM
tom.stoer

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